Punjab Medical College is situated in Faisalabad. Faisalabad is the third largest city of Pakistan and is know for textile industry. Faisalabad has developed a lot in past few years. It has an airport for domestic and few international flights. City is connected to other cities via all means of transport. After the development of Motor way distance between Faisalabad, Islamabad and Lahore has decreased.
Punjab Medical College is one of medical colleges of Government of Punjab. College was established in 1973-74. Spread over on area of 158 acres, college has a beautiful campus.
Allied Hospital and DHQ Hospitals are the two hospitals that are attached with the college for clinical teachings of the students. College has separate hostels for boys and girls. Hospitals have separate hostels for male and female doctors.
Punjab Medical College is being maintained by the Government of Punjab and is under the administrative control of Health Department. Presently, Punjab Medical College, Allied and DHQ Hospitals have been granted the autonomous status and being managed by Board of Management. The Principal of the college is responsible for all the administrative matters. A college Academic Council has been constituted (including Professors and Heads of Departments) and Principal of the college is the Chairman of the council. Next senior professor to the Principal act as Vice Chairman and Staff President while second senior most professor act as Honorary Secretary of the council. The Academic council determine the requirements of medical education in the light of policy directions of Pakistan Medical and Dental Council and concerned University.
Present Principal of college is Prof. Dr. Sardar Muhammad Alfreed Zafar who is also head of Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics Allied Hospital Faisalabad. He is also Head of PMC/ DHQ/ Allied Hospital/ General Hospital GM Abad /General Hospital Samanabad and School of Nursing.